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duffel

Line breaks: duf¦fel
Pronunciation: /ˈdʌf(ə)l
 
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(also duffle)

Definition of duffel in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1A coarse woollen cloth with a thick nap: [as modifier]: a duffel hat
More example sentences
  • The hangings are made of Scotland duffel wool, a thick, blanket-like material used to make Inuit parkas.
  • The driver was white, 22 to 23 years old, with a goatee beard, wearing glasses, a black hat and duffel jacket.
2North American Sporting or camping equipment: our duffel was already stacked by the cook tent
More example sentences
  • Krystal dragged her black duffle and hunter green sleeping bag up the stairs first.
  • She asked, setting her duffle on the ground for a bit.
  • Adam takes out from his duffle three wool blankets and raps himself in them.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Duffel, the name of a town in Belgium where the cloth was originally made.

Words that rhyme with duffel

kerfuffle, muffle, ruffle, scuffle, shuffle, snuffle, truffle

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